January 19, 2017

Muchmore Fleta ZX V2 12.0x5x23.0mm modified rotor

Made for Muchmore’s line of Fleta ZX modified motors is the V2 12.0x5x23.0mm optional rotor. Named Modified Maximum Mild, Muchmore’s smallest diameter and shortest modified rotor yet is best used in 5.5T to 8.5T low-grip off-road or 3.5T to 5.5T touring carpet applications while also excelling on big on-road tracks and in 3.5T 1S on-road racing. The small diameter and short length make for smooth acceleration and braking with exceptional high-speed performance. The rotor comes marked for easy identification and it fits all Muchmore Fleta ZX modified motors.

Source: Muchmore [muchmoreracing.net]

January 19, 2017

Yeah Racing Typhoon Signal 10 40mm fan

Yeah Racing have a new high-performance fan unit available, the Typhoon Signal 10 Master Competition. Named after the strongest hurricane level in the Saffir Simpson Scale the 40mm unit is high-voltage compatible, allowing to use it with up to 8.4V input, it is dual ball-raced, comes with highly heat-resistant black silicone wires and a Futaba-style connector.

Source: Yeah Racing [yeahracing.com]

January 19, 2017

Hobbywing V10 G2 titanium-bonded rotor

Coming from Hobbywing and made for the V10 G2 series of 540-size brushless motors is the titanium-bonded 5-12.5-U-T rotor. The replacement rotor will provide smoother acceleration in modified classes without loosing top speed, helping especially on lower traction surfaces where a quicker and more efficient acceleration out of corner can be achieves. The rotor was used with great success by Bruno Coelho and Nicholas lee and it is available now.

Source: Hobbywing [hobbywing.com]

January 18, 2017

Fantom FR-1 v2T & v2R brushless motors

UK Fantom distributors Schumacher have introduced the FR-1 v2T and v2R spec racing brushless motors. The heart of the new v2 FR-1 series motors are the high-quality stators and rotors. The stators are made from premium Japanese Kawasaki steel and the new improved internal designs provide even lower ohm resistance, while at the same time provide more power and RPM. In addition, the rotors are manufactured using a premium grade neodymium formula, for high horsepower and fade resistance. The 13.5T motors are available in several variants, including “R” RPM and “T” torque specific offerings while the 17.5T comes also T and the 21.5T is an all-round item. All new V2 Spec Stock motors also have a non removable “BRCA approved” decal to prevent grey importation of above price limit motors. Without this decal in place, the motor is not BRCA legal.

Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]

January 17, 2017

Trinity purple flat sensor cables

Trinity have introduced two new flat-style sensor cables in a bright purple colour. Available as 105mm and 170mm variant the cables feature industry-standard connectors, making them compatible to all current controllers and motors, and they are made using super-flexible wires, allowing for neat and easy installation.

Source: Trinity [trinityrc.net]

January 12, 2017

HPI Flux MLH-2200 BL motor & ELH-6S speed controller

HPI Racing have introduced the Flux MLH-2200 brushless motor and ELH-6S brushless speed controller for 1/8th scale vehicles. Starting with the motor, the 6S-compatible item utilises a machined aluminium case with eleven heat-radiating ribs to help with heat dissipation during demeaning on-track action. Rated at 2200kv the motor also features 10-gauge wires, massive 6.5mm gold-plated connectors and it is of a 4-pole design for high torque, quick acceleration and a stable power output. The sensorless 4274-class motor is usable in most 1/8th buggies and trucks and it is available soon.

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January 2, 2017

Tesla 13.5T Modified brushless motor

Italian company Capricorn have introduced their new 13.5T Modified brushless motor for “outlaw” stock racing classes. Made using the highest quality materials the motor offers an updated design for improved performance over standard stock motors and it features an adjustable timing to adapt the powerband to various racing conditions.

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December 27, 2016

Kyosho Le Mans 240S brushless motors

Available now from Kyosho are two new Le Mans 240S brushless motors. Both mimic the company’s iconic Le Mans 240S brushed motor that was a popular choice in the 1980’s with the modern brushless variant sporting the same red anodised front plate, silver main can and even the sticker design of the original brushed motor. The brushless motor is available in a 15.5T 4WD and a 19.5T 2WD variant all of which feature a side-mounted sensor port and heavy duty solder tabs.

Source: Kyosho [kyosho.com]